Movies and TV shows like The Murder Room

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The Murder Room
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The lease on the Dupayne Museum is almost up and under the terms of their father's will, all three of the Dupayne children must agree to continue or the museum is to close. Neville Dupayne is dead set against continuing the museum when the money could be used for a much better purpose. One of the museum's key attractions is the Murder Room, displaying information on a series of notorious murders from between the two World Wars. When Neville dies in a way reminiscent of one of the murders on display in the Murder Room, Commander Adam Dalgleish is asked to investigate. There are any number of suspects: his siblings, several museum employees who will lose their job, his secretary with whom he once had an affair and his daughter who felt he was an absentee father. A second murder reveals some of the activities of the upper classes and the solution lies in a long-ago wrong that someone is seeking to right.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, atmospheric, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, crime, museum, private detective, mystery, protagonist as suspect, investigation, legal investigation, manipulations, mind game, murder, who done it, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, writer's life, uncover truth, battles, dishonesty, police detective, murder mystery
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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Prime Suspect 2
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UK
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Unnatural Causes
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Duration: 103 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: New Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgleish is asked to have a second look at the death of Ronald Treeves, a student at St. Anselm's seminary.
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Prime Suspect 2
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 203 min.
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The Commander
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State of Mind
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
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Duration: 60 min.
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
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    User:   54%
 
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Fissure
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 317 min.
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Ripper Street
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Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 59 min.
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
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Place: england, europe
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    User:   50%
 
Murder in Greenwich
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of Martha Moxley, 15 year old girl murdered in Greenwich in the 1970's, her murder going unsolved for 25 years.
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
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The Grim Reaper
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Near the Tiber river, in a Roman park, a prostitute was killed. The police tracks down people that were inside the park during that night. They are questioned and have to explain why they were there. One of them is the killer.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending, tense ...
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Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 95 min.
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Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
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Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville is blamed on a longstanding curse that has followed the Baskerville family for two hundred years. Enigmatic sleuth Sherlock Holmes is on the case to uncover the truth about a monstrous, supernatural ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 153 min.
Story: An unusual announcement in the newspaper leads the curious villagers to Miss Blacklock's home, where they become witnesses to a murder.
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, murder, riddles and clues, who done it, hidden identity, uncover truth, crimes, law enforcement, aspirin, miss marple, gun ...
Place: england, europe
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Trial & Retribution
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Story: Trial & Retribution is a feature-length ITV police procedural television drama series that began in 1997. It was devised and written by Lynda La Plante as a follow-on from her successful television series Prime Suspect. Each episode of the Trial ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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We'll Meet Again
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   38%
 

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
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